Mon.Jun 29, 2020

Paintings by Jérôme Lagarrigue inspired by an impassioned plea to 'end the racial nightmare'

Creative Boom

In his latest series, French-American artist Jérôme Lagarrigue explores the theme of urban violence and the challenges the black community still faces in America today.

Best XP-Pen Tablets for Graphic Designers

Just Creative

Founded in Japan, XP-Pen started in 2005 developing tablets for graphic designers. Throughout the company’s history, they have maintained a dedication to research, design, production, and the marketing of digital tablets.

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Photographs that capture the rainbow prism-effect of sunlight passing through hummingbirds' wings

Creative Boom

Many of us have noticed and appreciated the heightened sound of birdsong during lockdown; here in south Manchester we even have a population of tropical parakeets that brighten up the skies with their green feathers and red beaks (locals think they're from escaped pets in the '70s).

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9 Best Macbook Pro Monitors in 2020

Just Creative

Every few years it seems Apple announces the release of the latest version of the Macbook Pro and people want to get the best tech they can to make their work look its best when being displayed from a laptop.

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Rankin unveils powerful portrait series of frontline staff to mark NHS anniversary

Creative Boom

To celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the NHS, acclaimed photographer Rankin has revealed powerful and personal portraits of doctors, nurses and other key workers who responded to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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How to Build Brand Recognition with Great SEO

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Matt Diggity. Your brand is your company’s most valuable asset. Brand identity includes visual elements such as your logo, slogan and color scheme. But it also encompasses the relationship you have with your staff, customers and other stakeholders.

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Reviewed: Follow-up: New Logo and Identity for NI by Gretel

Under Consideration / Brand

“Put Your Test Foot Forward”. Established in 1976, NI (National Instruments) develops automated test and automated measurement systems that help engineers across various industries, from automotive to electronics to energy, by providing software-connected systems and hardware.

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Stone lettering and variable fonts, what can the future of typography learn from the past?

Its Nice That

In the pursuit of pixel-perfect typography, have we lost the origins of its artistry in place of efficiency? We talk to contemporary typographers as well as stone letterers who are keeping the origins of the discipline alive, asking what is lost and gained in the movement from physical to digital.

Travel Photography in Morroco with Jacob Howard


Words TL Team. Jacob Howard is a New Zealand art director and photographer, currently ‘confined’ in Amman, Jordan. His travel photographic work, (here in Morocco) creates narratives based on the lay of the land.

OneFootball’s new identity flexes with the rhythm of the game

Creative Review

Football had been put on ice for months while the coronavirus pandemic took hold around the world.

Noted: New Logo and Identity for KABOOM!

Under Consideration / Brand

“I Wanna Be in the Boom Where it Happens”. 1996) " KABOOM! works with communities to build incredible, kid-designed playspaces that help give kids in every zip code the opportunity to thrive.

Directory of Illustration 36 is a Thing of Organic Beauty

Illustration Age

We finally got our hands on the latest print edition from Directory of Illustration , released earlier this year with gorgeous cover and interior art by Lisa Perrin.

What Do We Mean By Queer Space?

Azure Magazine

After the New York Times unveiled its dramatic May 24 front page that listed a small fraction of the 100,000 coronavirus deaths in the U.S. to that date, another story concerning another virus began circulating on social media.

The Berkshire Residence by Vincent Appel — Of Possible


Words TL Team. Looking for inspiration for your new country house? Well, you should find a lot of interesting details on this stunning Berkshire Residence , in Sheffield, Massachusetts. ARCHITECTURE FEATURED architecture Minimalist

Rankin’s portraits for NHS England anniversary reveal the personalities behind the PPE

Its Nice That

“They truly are heroes, though none would ever say so,” comments the photographer, who reveals his teenage job in a hospital inspired the pro bono series.

100 Insanely Awesome Fonts From Envato Elements

Tuts Plus

Are you a font lover with an appetite for serifs and sans-serifs? Sink your teeth into this amazing collection of 100 stunning cool fonts from Envato Elements! Get Unlimited Cool Fonts With Envato Elements.

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Playful Illustrations by Giulia Pintus Render Quirky, Body-Positive Characters in Relaxed States


All images © Giulia Pintus, shared with permission. Many of Giulia Pintus ’s pastel drawings center on the beauty of imperfection. The Piacenza-based illustrator renders whimsical characters in repose or calmly completing mundane tasks like applying mascara and threading a needle.

Need Some Wise Words? Just Look to These Handcrafted Pennants

Brown Paper Bag

Do you need some wise words hanging on your wall? Rayo and Honey has just what you need. Maker Roachele Negron creates canvas pennants that feature felt letter phrases combining “pop culture, literature, and affirming phrases.”

Luci Pina's energetic illustration work is made with “a loving consideration for the politics of representation”

Its Nice That

Although a recent graduate, Luci Pina's intelligent, considered and research-based work is one to delve into.

New name, same great work as Bureau Est expands the possibilities of designing for print

Creative Boom

The last time we reported on this studio, it was called Bureau David Voss ; and we were admiring its approach to student/studio collaboration.

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Photographer Asked 16 Artists To Draw His Portrait Photos In Their Own Style, And The Result Is Fabulous!

Design You Trust

simsekhi Mathieu Sten is an experimental portrait photographer who asked 16 artists to draw his portrait photos in their style. The results are fabulous. It never ceases to amaze me how artists nowadays always strive to find different and unique ways of expressing their art.

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Everybody Needs A Coach

Just Creative

Coaches are not the experts. Coaches are the guides. Coaches listen to you. Coaches give you perspective. Coaches transform you. Coaches help you create more impact. This is why Bill Gates presented a TED talk on this very topic, stating that “Everyone needs a coach.”.

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“Dancers & Dogs”: Photographer Duo Captures The Relationship Between Dancers And Their Pups

Design You Trust

Back in January of 2017, photographers Kelly Pratt Kreidich and Ian Kreidich hit upon a new idea.

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The Surreal Watercolors and Illustrations by Marija Tiurina

Juxapoz Magazine

Over the past few years, we love to check-in on the works of London-based illustrator and watercolor painter, Marija Tiurina. Her work seems to meld surreal universes and almost psychedelic elements with a futuristic vision of humanity.

Transformed Education and Transcendent Design in the Time of Corona

Graphic Design USA

Duke Greenhill of Savannah College of Art & Design on how the institution is redefining virtual learning and its students are reimagining design during the global pandemic.

Nathalie Du Pasquier’s coloured pencil illustrations for The Light Observer depict electric luminescence

Its Nice That

The Memphis artist and designer talks us through her series of diagrammatic drawings, exploring the magazine’s theme of “light in all its forms”.

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“Everyday Train Life:” Daily Life Of Japan In Black And White Photographs By Pak Han

Design You Trust

Pak Han is an award-winning photographer, capturing the sublime and intrigue in the ordinary everyday life. He is most interested in photographing people, going about their daily rituals in urban surroundings. It is Han’s desire to tell stories through his photos and share his eye with the audience.

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25 Game-Changing Email Marketing Tools

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Kevin George. With 87% of marketers using email marketing to distribute their content, it surely has emerged as a popular distribution channel.

Omega Yeast Homebrew Packaging

The Die Line

Custom illustrations inspired by the characteristics of each strain were created for Omega's best-selling homebrew packs

Excel LEC Limited: Graphics Designer


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A diverse library of 3D avatars to inspire your creativity


A diverse library of 3D avatars to inspire your creativity. AoiroStudio 06.29.20 Amrit Pal Singh has been creating a really creative and unique initiative. Titled: ' Toy Faces Library ', it's a series of 3D avatars that you can use for your mockups, UIs and/or personal use.

A Private Collection Of 19th Century Photographs Of Black Victorians

Design You Trust

A private collection of 19th century vintage photographs owned by writer, photographer and historian, Valerie Wilmer. The collection features a most comprehensive and unique portfolio of ‘cartes-de-visite’ and cabinet cards, particularly rare portraiture of Black Britons.

Favorit&Co Is Pure & Clean

The Die Line

Favorit&Co is a brand for handcrafted products in Zurich. It's a statement against the loud overconsumption. Clean and pure, simple typography and real craftsmanship

5 common design choices that make a design less attractive

Purple Rose Graphics

I’ve spent close to a decade doing graphic design in Orange County, California and I’ve seen a lot of designs that have these same unfortunate choices in them. It makes them stick out as something created by a newer designer or non-designer and can change the potential client’s perception and expectation of the business who created the post. I do not exempt myself from any of this. I made my fair share of faulty design choices when I was new too.

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